A weekend over Dallas, let’s go for first the George Bush Library and then the Rodeo (typical from Texas).
George Bush Library
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the 13th Presidential Library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.
This is a nice place to go, if you don’t know anything or little about George Bush or if you are just interested to learn more about the american history and politics.
The whole visit last around 3 hours if you want to take your time; personally I do not read everything so it took me approximately 2 hours.
How to get there ?
Address: 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205
How much does it cost ?
Price: $16 for adult
26th Texas Black Invitational Rodeo
Who is leaving in Texas and haven’t been to a rodeo ? I went with some friend to take part to the rodeo adventure. And It was a success ! Really, it is entertaining and not boring. It’s a must to do if you are in texas.
There are several part during the rodeo, there is the famous rodeo on a bull or a horse and the goal is to stay as long as possible. There is also, the catching of a baby cow as fast as possible and some speed competition.
Where to see a rodeo ?
There is rodeo show in Fort Worth every Friday and Saturday (Stockyard).
We went to fair park in Dallas because it was a special event.
How much does it cost ?
Glen Rose & Hico
After 1h30 of driving we stopped at Glen Rose well known for her park and the dinausor fossil. It’s a nice park where there are several trail and a nice creek where you can have a swim and cold yourself from the hot weather.
Bring your swimsuit !
If you have children or just enjoying the nature, it’s the place to go. Not far from dallas it’s totally accessible.
The entrance fee is per car and cost $10 (not sure).
After 2 hours of walking we took the car and drove until Hico.
Hico, well very special but typical from what I thought before comming to Texas… The village seems to be stop in the sixties. There are plenty of abandonned stores and empty street when you can see tree leaves dancing with the wind.
Before Hico used to be the place where Billy The Kid lived. Billy the kid better known under the pseudonyms of Billy the Kid and William H. Bonney, was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War and became a frontier outlaw in the American Old West.
In Hico there is a small museum about his story and all the legends we that we associate him.
The entrance is free !